The 'Libreta Militar' no longer needed to graduate in Colombia

The libreta militar (military booklet), will no longer be required to graduate from university in Colombia, meaning that those who have not completed military service will now be able to receive their degrees.  However, libreta militars are still required for the enjoyment of many other rights. For example, you are still require a libreta military to work in many jobs. When batidas (forced recruitment raids) occur, it is those without a libreta militar i.e. those who cannot prove that they have completed compulsory military service, include conscientious objectors, that are most at risk.  Antimilitarists in Colombia will continue to campaign for the abolition of the libreta, and indeed military service

Read more here.