Dutch retailer pulls childrens colouring book with picture of Hitler

first_img 11,333 Views Dutch retailer pulls children’s colouring book with picture of Hitler The chain said customers who bought the book would be offered a refund. Wednesday 5 Apr 2017, 9:57 PM http://jrnl.ie/3326167 A DUTCH RETAILER has said that is had withdrawn from its stores a children’s colouring book that featured Adolf Hitler, complete with Nazi salute and a Swastika on his arm.“Nice, your colouring book!” commented one customer on the Facebook page of the Kruidvat chain, posting a photo of the page that showed the Nazi dictator ready to be coloured-in.Kruidvat, which sells household goods, said on Facebook that it “deeply regretted this incident” and described the image, appearing in two different colouring books themed around football and castle towers, as “inappropriate”.“The colouring books went on sale on Monday April 3 and were immediately withdrawn from sale,” the retailer said, adding that it was investigating how the image ended up featuring in the books.“Despite various tests during the assembling of the content, the image concerned unfortunately found its way into the colouring book.”The chain said customers who bought the book would be offered a refund.- © AFP, 2017Read: Extremist who called Jewish people ‘subhuman animals’ jailed in London Read: Hitler’s personal telephone sells for €228,000 File photo File photo Image: Michal Fludra/NurPhoto By AFPcenter_img Short URL Share6 Tweet Email2 52 Comments Apr 5th 2017, 9:57 PM Image: Michal Fludra/NurPhoto Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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