Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 149. Responsibility for Violations of International Humanitarian Law
Colombia’s Basic Military Manual (1995) states:
As subjects of international law, the States answer to the international community for the violations or failures to act of their agents or civil servants when they have impunity. They are also subject to the political, economic and legal sanctions imposed on them by the international community. 
Colombia, Derecho Internacional Humanitario – Manual Básico para las Personerías y las Fuerzas Armadas de Colombia, Ministerio de Defensa Nacional, 1995, p. 35.