339. Revolutions, civil wars and insurrectional or other movements.

Where an insurrectional movement succeeds in displacing the legitimate government and becomes the new government of a state, the state is responsible retroactively for its acts dating back to their time as insurgents1. It will also be responsible for acts of the former legitimate government2. Similarly, where an insurrectional or other movement succeeds in establishing a new state in part of the territory of a pre-existing state, the movement's conduct is considered to be an act of the new state