Daily round-up of news from the campaign trail.
An annex listing the individuals or entities targeted by the sanctions remains blank.
Last year's anniversary march was met with pepper spray as police snatched placards and arrested nine people.
Three-year-old Ibthihaal Mohamed was found dead at his home in Vaavu Rakeedhoo island in 2015.
The station accused the broadcasting watchdog of trying to obstruct its work ahead of a presidential election.
The Maldives accused Canada of a "clear violation of the international conventions and norms."
New rules on criminal trials came into effect on Wednesday.
Police knew Rilwan was followed by a suspect who was allowed to leave the country.
Yameen told his home minister not to be "overwhelmed" by Rilwan's abduction, according to chat logs from a cabinet Viber group seen by the Maldives Independent.
The deadline for submitting re-registration forms is Saturday.
Abdulla “Fuku” Areef started surfing age 12 with a wooden plank.