Since then, however, the fight to defend journalistic freedom has flagged, and public mobilisation has proved to be fleeting — including in the case of Charlie Hebdo.
In January 2019, the magazine's staff complained in an editorial that people no longer wanted to hear about the shootings. "Perhaps you should move on!" they were reportedly told.
But the organisers called a pause over the summer holidays and asked protesters to reconvene on November 16, the day before the anniversary of the Velvet Revolution.
Can the protest movement now regain momentum through a new wave of protests, and even if it does, will it ever have a decisive impact on Czech politics?
Vucic stressed at a press conference that he cannot interfere in the internal affairs of any country, or even in the decision on a possible change of attitude regarding the status of the so-called Kosovo.
The Summit of the Visegrad Group (V4) has started in the Lany Chateau in Prague, with the participation of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic who is there at the invitation of Czech President Milos Zeman.
The meeting of the Summit of the Visegrad Group in Prague will also be attended by President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Caputova, President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman, President of Hungary Jnos der, President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda and President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor, it is said in a press office statement.
"These messages about the 'finished thing' are hypocritical. For 20 years, the German governments have worked one after the other to disintegrate Yugoslavia along its ethnic lines, despite EU and UN recommendations not to do so," said German parliamentarian Jacqueline Nastic.
Babis told reporters that he would discuss the matter at Coordination meeting of Czech Foreign Policy, as he, as Prime Minister, cannot decide on this alone, on behalf of the government.