09:01 GMT28 January 2021
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    A representative of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre for International Relations (SWC) has called on Vova online marketplace to destroy the hoodies and cut all ties with the company responsible for making them.

    Vova online marketplace has removed stock under the description "Casual Adolf Hitler Funny Graphic Hoodies New Fashion for Men" from sale following a complaint from the Simon Wiesenthal Centre for International Relations (SWC).

    The organisation wrote to Vova's headquarters in London and its offices in Hong Kong and Paris.

    "Vova prides itself that it is 'on a mission to provide high-quality products from the most trusted companies worldwide',” Dr Shimon Samuels, director for international relations at the SWC, said.

    Dr Samuels says Vova has betrayed its mission after branding the head of Nazi Germany as "casual" or "funny."

    Casual Adolf Hitler hoodie
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    Casual Adolf Hitler hoodie

    He called on the online marketplace to apologise to the Jewish community, destroy all supplies of Hitler hoodies, and cut ties with "the delinquent company."

    "The banalisation of this archetype of hate and discrimination is scathing!” he concluded. 

    The SWC is a Jewish human rights non-governmental organisation established in 1977 and named after Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal.

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