Who Is Benedict Allen? British Explorer Lost In Papua New Guinea Jungle


Benedict Allen, a British explorer who traveled to a remote jungle in Papua New Guinea to search for a lost tribe of headhunters for a BBC documentary, is feared to have gone missing. The family of the 57-year-old raised concerns Tuesday about his well-being after Allen did not arrive in Hong Kong …

British explorer Benedict Allen ‘missing in Papua New Guinea jungle’ after search for lost tribe of headhunters

A British explorer has reportedly disappeared while searching for a tribe of headhunters in the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea. Benedict Allen, who has made six TV series for the BBC, has not been heard from since he was dropped by helicopter at an abandoned mission station three weeks …

Explorer Benedict Allen missing in remote Papua New Guinea jungle

A British explorer has gone missing in the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea. Benedict Allen, 57, was dropped in the area by helicopter three weeks ago and has not been heard from since.His most recent post on his Twitter page on 11 October read: “Marching off to Heathrow. I …

British explorer missing in remote Papua New Guinea jungle searching for lost tribe of headhunters

A British explorer has gone missing after he ventured into a remote jungle looking for a lost tribe of headhunters for a BBC documentary, it was reported. Benedict Allen, 57, hasn’t been heard from since he was dropped off by a helicopter three weeks ago. He had no phone or …

British explorer missing in PNG headhunters’ jungle

A British explorer has vanished on a quest to reach a lost tribe of headhunters.Benedict Allen was dropped by helicopter into the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea three weeks ago and has not been heard of since.His wife Lenka is frantic with worry because he is supposed to have …

Concern grows as explorer ‘vanishes’ on mission to find Papua New Guinea headhunter tribe

The 57-year-old, who has previously recorded series for the BBC and written books on exploration, was on a journey to rediscover the Yaifo tribe. In a post on his website before setting off titled “I may be some time”, Mr Allen said he was looking to meet with the tribe …

Australian detention center on Papua New Guinea loses power

This photo made from Australia Broadcasting Corporation video taken on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, shows asylum seekers protesting the possible closure of their detention center on Manus Island, Paua New Guinea. Lawyers for 606 asylum seekers in an Australian offshore detention center on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island sought a …

Asylum seekers defy deadline for closure of Papua New Guinea detention center

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers were barricading themselves inside a detention center in Papua New Guinea (PNG) on Tuesday, defying attempts by Australia and PNG authorities to close the facility. Refugee advocates hold banners and placards during a protest outside the Commonwealth parliament offices in Sydney, …