Sarah, 17, and her sister Amina, 18, were found shot 11 times in the back of their father's taxi, abandoned in a hotel parking lot in 2008.
Their father Yaser Abdel Said is wanted by the FBI for their murders.
Now seven years on, a documentary called 'The Price of Honor' which was screened in Washington this week explores the sisters' story and brings to light the subject of honor killings in the US.
The film tells how the American teenagers were unable to slip free of their Egyptian father's suffocating control, ultimately victims of what filmmakers say is a trend of honor killings that goes unrecognized in the US.
In the documentary Ruth Trotter says: 'Amina always knew that Yaser was going to murder her, it was just a question of when and where.'
Amina was dating Trotter's son, Joseph, when she died, and Sarah also had a boyfriend, though both had tried to keep this from their father.
'She made Joseph promise that he would not harm himself, that when she dies he would live,' Trotter added...
Posted by Women Against Shariah on Monday, June 22, 2015
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