Since December 19, 2018, protests in Sudan that started with chants of “Freedom, Peace, Justice” have escalated demanding the removal of Omar El Bashir. After 30 years in power, he remains defiant and the authorities’ crackdown on demonstrators have fuelled the anger. Are we witnessing a Sudanese Spring? Khaled Medani, Professor of Political Science and Islamic Studies and the Chair of African Studies Program at McGill University in Montreal, just returned from Sudan. He explains the situation.