Practice Relating to Rule 156. Definition of War Crimes
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) states: “Infractions of the Law of Armed Conflict and International Humanitarian Law are considered as war crimes. They are subject to criminal sanctions.”
The manual also states with reference to the 1998 ICC Statute:
… one understands war crimes as [including]:
Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 [and also] … the many infractions [of IHL] … that may be committed during international armed conflicts as well as non-international armed conflicts according to Article 3 Common to the Geneva Conventions.