Wary Tibetans mark Dalai Lama's birthday quietly in China

July 6, 2013 11:10 AM

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Wary Tibetans mark Dalai Lama's birthday quietly in China

CHABCHA COUNTY, China (Reuters) - The streets of Chabcha county in western Qinghai province were quiet on Saturday as Tibetan monks marked the Dalai Lama's birthday in their homes, wary that any public celebration could endanger a tentative softening by Chinese authorities.

Tibetans in China have always had to steer clear of public ceremonies revering their 78-year-old exiled spiritual leader who Beijing has denounced as a "wolf in monk's robes".

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